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COMPACT is a quarterly publication for workers' compensation professionals. Published by the Department of Labor and Industry's Workers' Compensation Division, this newsletter provides the most recent news and case information in the field of workers' compensation. Visit the archive for past editions.

March 2024


Law changes, department updates

  • Stimac named DLI workers' compensation assistant commissioner

  • April DelCastillo promoted to supervisory position

  • Workers' Compensation Summit tentatively scheduled for late October

  • Save the dates:  PTSD study informational meetings

Tips, reminders

  • Mileage rate increases for 2024

  • No P.O. box:  Use street address when sending mail to VRU

  • Review board, panel seek members, alternates

  • Intervention:  Providing notice, avoiding delay

  • Ask the ADR and Work Comp Campus pro

  • New video available:  Uploading a document into Work Comp Campus

  • Work Comp Campus troubleshooting:  Clear browser history, cache

  • Stay in the know:  Subscribe for news from DLI

  • Translated materials, Language Line available via DLI website

Data reports

  • Workers' compensation claims, costs continue long-term downward trend

  • CompFact:  Majority of injured workers with non-COVID-19 paid claims receive $10,000 or less in indemnity payments

Events, training

  • Workers' compensation events calendar

  • Training:  OSHA recordkeeping basics offered online in April

Court decisions

  • Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals decision

  • Minnesota Supreme Court decisions

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